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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Feb. 6 through 23


1/30/2003


lectures
6 Thursday
"Dear God! Hybrid Nouns in Older Germanic." Frederick Schwink, UI. 7:30 p.m.. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.
"Past Tense/Present Tense: Colonial Legacies in Three Ecuadorian Regions." Kris Lane, College of William and Mary. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Spurlock Museum and Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

7 Friday
"It’s About Oil: Can Importers Promote Democracy in Exporting Countries?" Clifford Singer, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

11 Tuesday
"Inside the Insect Fear Film Festival." May Berenbaum, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.
"The Role of the African Diaspora and African States in the Struggle Against White Minority Rule in South Africa." Bernard Makhosezwe Magubane, University of Connecticut. 4 p.m.. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center,
919 W. Illinois St., Urbana. MillerComm; Afro-American Studies & Research Program; and Center for African Studies.

12 Wednesday
"Revelation, Writing, ‘Holy Writing’ and Magic in Etrucsan Religion." Francesco Roncalli. 5:30 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Classics, Krannert Art Museum and Archaeological Institute of America.

13 Thursday
"Landscape Modeling: Digital Approaches." Stephen M. Ervin, Harvard University. 7 p.m. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall. SmithGroup/JJR Lecture/Landscape Architecture.

14 Friday
"Is Agricultural Development in China Sustainable?" Burton Swanson, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

17 Monday
"In Defense of Judicial Review: The Perils of Popular Constitutionalism." Erwin Chemerinsky, University of Southern California. 4 p.m. Max L. Rowe Auditorium, College of Law. David C. Baum Memorial Lecture/Law.

18 Tuesday
"Campus Police and Personal Safety Issues." Tony
Ortiz, UI. Lunch 11:55 a.m.; speaker 12:10 p.m. Latzer
Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

21 Friday
"The Power of Active Nonviolence." Janet Chisholm, Fellowship for Peace. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

22 Saturday
"Ancient Treasures From the Sea: Two Bronze Age Shipwrecks." George Bass, underwater archaeologist.
4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana. Dr. Allan C. Campbell Family Distinguished Speaker Series/Spurlock Museum.

colloquia
6 Thursday
"Bringing Testing and Verification Closer Together." Elsa L. Gunter, New Jersey Institute of Technology. 10 a.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"ESL Students’ Identity as Writers." Sarah McCarthey, UI. Noon. 236 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.

10 Monday
"Making a Way Outta No Way: Grandparenting
Cocaine Exposed Grandchildren." Assata Zerai, UI. Noon-1:15 p.m. Afro-American Studies and Research Program, 1201 W. Nevada, Urbana. Afro-American Studies and Research.
"Womb as Battlefield: Nationalism and Population in Rural China." Junjie Chen, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives.
"Digitizing a Discipline: Possibilities and Problems for History and Historians." Roy Rosenzweig, George Mason University. 1-3 p.m. 126 Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 501 E. Daniel St., Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
"Henry Suso’s Place in Late Medieval Mysticism." Bernard McGinn, University of Chicago. 3 p.m. 2090B Foreign Languages Building. Program in Medieval Studies.
"Considerations for Robust Internet Protocols." Thomas Anderson. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.

11 Tuesday
"IP Next Layer: An Alternative Approach to Scaling the Internet." Paul Francis, Tahoe Networks, San Jose, Calif. 10 a.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"Towards Multi-modality Contrast Agents." Michael A. McDonald, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

12 Wednesday
"Questionnaire Design." Jennifer Parsons, UI.
Noon-1:20 p.m. 106 Lincoln Hall. Survey Research Laboratory.
"Selenium, Selenoproteins and Cancer: A Model for the Interaction of Diet and Genetics." Alan M. Diamond, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
"Cooperative Threat Reduction: Preventing Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation at the Source." Brig. Gen. Thomas Kuenning, Defense Threat Reduction Agency. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.

14 Friday
"Modeling Landscape Dynamics." Stephen M. Ervin, Harvard University. Noon. 325 Temple Buell Hall. Landscape Architecture.

17 Monday
"On Lao Qida ("Mr. Cathayan"), a 14th Century Chinese Language Primer in Korea." Kwang Chung, Korea University, Seoul. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. East Asian and Pacific Studies.
Collection in Context Lecture Series: "Dutch Painting of the 17th Century." Marcel Franciscono, UI. Trees Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
"Annihilating Desire: Marguerite Porete’s Mirror of Simple Souls." Amy Hollywood, Dartmouth College. 3 p.m. 2090B Foreign Languages Building. Program in Medieval Studies.

19 Wednesday
"A Seductive Menace: Hazel Scott, Lena Horne and Postwar Jazz." Nichole T. Rustin, UI. Noon. Women’s Studies Building, 911 S. Sixth St., Champaign. Women’s Studies.
"Mail Survey Methods." Jane Burris, UI. Noon-1:20 p.m. 106 Lincoln Hall. Survey Research Laboratory.
"Efficacy of a New Analogue of Vitamin D in Prevention and Treatment of Breast Cancer." Rajendra Mehta, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences Lab. Nutritional Sciences.
"Passenger Screening Issues in Aviation Security." Laura McLay, UI. 4 p.m. 356 Armory Building. Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security.
"Women’s Dance Games and the Story of Chivalry in Jacques Bretel’s Tournoi de Chauvency (1285)." Nancy Regalado, New York University. 5 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Program in Medieval Studies.

20 Thursday
"Art and Politics at War: Reading Eisenstein’s ‘Ivan the Terrible.’ " Joan Neuberger, University of Texas.
4-5:30 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.
"Performance of Arthurian Plays at a 1275 Tournament (Sarrasin, Le Roman du Hem)." Nancy Regalado, New York University. 1 p.m. 4080A Foreign Languages Building. Program in Medieval Studies.

theater
13 Thursday
"Tales of the Lost Formicans." Lisa Gay Dixon, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. A new comedy about the American Dream narrated by a group of alien archaeologists, this play follows a suburban family sliding into dysfunction. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

14 Friday
"The Praying Mantis." Michelle Stephens, director.
8 p.m. and midnight. 160 Armory. Armory Free Theater.
"Tales of the Lost Formicans." Lisa Gay Dixon, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and
strong language. Admission charge.

15 Saturday
"The Praying Mantis." Michelle Stephens, director.
1 and 7 p.m. 160 Armory. Armory Free Theater.
"Tales of the Lost Formicans." Lisa Gay Dixon, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

17 Monday
"Cabaret." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. This production brings the seedy glamour of the legendary Kit Kat Club to Champaign. Admission charge. News-Gazette Broadway Series.

19 Wednesday
"Tales of the Lost Formicans." Lisa Gay Dixon, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

20 Thursday
"Tales of the Lost Formicans." Lisa Gay Dixon, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

21 Friday
"Tales of the Lost Formicans." Lisa Gay Dixon, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

22 Saturday
"Tales of the Lost Formicans." Lisa Gay Dixon, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

23 Sunday
"Tales of the Lost Formicans." Lisa Gay Dixon, director. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult themes and strong language. Admission charge.

music
6 Thursday
I Musici de Montreal. Yuli Turovsky, music director and cellist. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This chamber orchestra presents a programs that draws on repertoire spanning the centuries. The performance includes Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Senior Recital. Julie Aharrah, oboe. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Recital. Chin-Fei Chan, flute. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Sinfonia musician Ko Iwasaki presents Dvorák’s powerful Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Choral Recital. Margot Rejskind, conductor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

9 Sunday
Senior Recital. Michael Jason Woods, trumpet. 1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Second Sunday Concert. Jonathan Keeble, flute. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9).
Sinfonia da Camera Family Concert. Ian Hobson, music director. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Sinfonia’s second annual Family Concert introduces children to the orchestra by way of Britten’s "Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra" and then stirs up the excitement of the circus with Matthias Bamert’s "Circus Parade." Come early for family activities. Admission charge.

10 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Hyunjung Lee, piano. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

11 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Faculty Recital. J. David Harris, clarinet, and Timothy McGovern, bassoon. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. With Michael Ewald and Ronald Romm, trumpet; Elliot Chasanov, trombone; Peter Schaffer, violin; Rudolf Haken, viola; Laurien Laufman, cello; and Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord.

13 Thursday
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas E. Caneva, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program includes Grainger’s "The Warriors," and Bryant’s "ImPercynations." Admission charge. School of Music.
Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax, director. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Program will feature love songs of the French and Italian Baroque.

14 Friday
Trio Voronezh. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. Music ranging from the Italian Baroque of Vivaldi and jazzy Gershwin to Argentine tangos of Piazolla and Russian gypsy music are performed on the domra, bajan and double-bass balalaika by these Russian artists.
Manuel Barrueco and Al Di Meola, guitar. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Both classical and jazz music is offered in this concert from Cuban-born Barrueco and New Jersey-born Di Meola. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Henry Pleas, tenor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Afterglow: Maria Merkelo and Friends. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Enjoy music of romance and passion from around the world.

15 Saturday
The Band of the Grenadier Guards: With the Pipes and Drums of the Scots Highlanders. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. British and Scottish musical and military traditions are combined in a London-based ensemble which serves the Queen on ceremonial and state occasions and a proud Scottish Regiment of assault pioneers who wear the tartans of Mackenzie of Seaforth, Gordon, and Cameron of Errracht. Admission charge.

16 Sunday
Graduate Recital. Benjamin Schoening, baritone. 1 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Master of Music Recital. Daniel Cardwell, tenor. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Dr. William Warfield Memorial Concert. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Trombone Ensemble. Elliot Chasanov, conductor, and Arkadiusz Gorecki, trombone. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Original compositions and transcriptions. Admission charge. School of Music.

21 Friday
UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A variety of works from the symphonic and concert band repertoires. Admission charge. School of Music.
Graduate Recital. Waejane Chen, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

22 Saturday
Illini Jazz Festival. Chip McNeill, coordinator. 8 a.m. Music Building and Smith Hall. An invitational jazz festival for high school jazz bands. The day culminates in a concert with the UI Concert Jazz Band at 8 p.m. in the Music Building auditorium. School of Music.

23 Sunday
Illini Symphony. Jack Ranney, conductor. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Robert Mirakian, student conductor, and Ricardo Flores, snare drum. This concert features a wide variety of works by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Sommerlatti. Admission charge. School of Music.
Armstrong Competition Recital. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Performances by laureates in the competition for the John D. and Fern Hodge Armstrong Outstanding Undergraduate Performance Award.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Alison Robuck, oboe. 4 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
"Kenny Chesney: Senoritas ‘n’ Margaritas Tour 2003." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. With special guest Montgomery Gentry and Kellie Coffey. Admission charge.

opera
21 Friday
"Hansel and Gretel." Steven Crawford, conductor; Stephen Fiol, director; and Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, choreographer. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Music by Engelbert Humperdinck; libretto by Adeleid Wette. Based on a fairy tale by the Grimm brothers, folk-like dances and memorable melodies, coupled with joyous singing, reflect the triumph of good over evil. Sung in English. Admission charge. School of Music.

22 Saturday
"Hansel and Gretel." Steven Crawford, conductor; Stephen Fiol, director; and Rebecca Nettl-Fiol, choreographer. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Music by Engelbert Humperdinck; libretto by Adeleid Wette. Sung in English. Admission charge. School of Music.

dance
7 Friday
"Festival 2003." 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Original, live music plays a strong role in this year’s Department of Dance Festival, characterized by premiere performances and a wide range of choreographic styles. Featured works include two Mark Morris pieces alongside premieres by award-winning faculty artists Sara Hook, Linda Lehovec, Luc Vanier and Renée Wadleigh. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
"Festival 2003." 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

films
19 Wednesday
"The 13th Warrior." John McTiernanc, director. 7:30 p.m. 101 Armory. Medieval Film Series/Program in Medieval Studies.

sports
6 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

7 Friday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. Duke University. 6 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.

8 Saturday
Men’s and Women’s Track and Field. Illini Classic. 10 a.m. UI Armory Track. Admission charge.

9 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Ohio State University. Noon. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. Georgia. Noon. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 5 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

13 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. UC-Santa Barbara. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall.

14 Friday
Men’s Tennis. UI vs. University of Iowa. 3:30 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center.

15 Saturday
Women’s Gymnastics. UIC, University of Minnesota and Illinois State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall.

16 Sunday
Wrestling. UI vs. Indiana University. 1 p.m. Huff Hall.

18 Tuesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 6 p.m. Assembly Hall.

19 Wednesday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Ohio State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. .

23 Sunday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. Duke University. 11 a.m. Atkins Tennis Center.
Wrestling. UI vs. Michigan State University. 1 p.m. Huff Hall.

et cetera
7 Friday
"In the Wake of a Critical Mass: New Directions in Asian American Studies." 9 a.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. For more information, call 244-9530, send e-mail to aasp@illinois.edu or visit http://www.aasp.uiuc.edu. Continues through Saturday. Asian American Studies.
February Ally Meeting: "Violence in Same Sex Relationships." Noon-1:30 p.m. 209 Illini Union.
Blue Collar Comedy Tour. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall headline the show. Also appearing will be Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy.
Admission charge.

8 Saturday
"Kids at Krannert." 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum. Featuring story-telling, music and an opportunity for children to create their own pictographs. Krannert Art Museum.
"Salsa Night at the YMCA." 10 p.m.-1 a.m. University YMCA. University YMCA.

9 Sunday
"Cultural Market at the YMCA." 10 a.m.-4 p.m. University YMCA. University YMCA.
Gallery tour. Josef Helfenstein, UI. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Held prior to WILL-FM ‘Second Sunday’ concert. Krannert Art Museum.

11 Tuesday
Hillel Leadership Council. Lecture and discussion. David Horovitz, editor, Jerusalem Report. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
100 Greg Hall. Hillel Leadership Council.

12 Wednesday
"Colloquium on Gottlieb’s Pictographs and the Collection That Inspired His Works." Jordana Mendelson and Dana Rush, UI. 10 a.m. Krannert Art Museum.
"Structural Violence and the Struggle for Happiness: Creating Physical and Mental Health." 4-6 p.m. Spurlock Museum auditorium, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. Continues through Thursday. Afro-American Studies and Research.

13 Thursday
"International Academic Opportunities Fair." 1 p.m. Lobby, Foellinger auditorium. International Programs and Studies.
"Japan House Tea Ceremony." 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Japan House.

14 Friday
Cheap Date: "Tales of Love and Romance." 7:30 p.m. Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences,
501 E. Daniel St., Champaign. A mini-benefit for the Center for Children’s Books Endowment Fund. Janice Del Negro, Betsy Hearne, Dan Keding, The Storyweavers, Megan Wells and others will present an evening of traditional stories and modern tales, folk ballads and popular songs. For more information, send e-mail to anielsen@alexia.lis.uiuc.edu or call 244-9331. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

15 Saturday
"Preschoolers and Nature." 9 a.m.-noon. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
"Insect Fear Film Festival." Bert I. Gordon, director. The festival will feature three of special guest’s Gordon’s big bug films. There also will be an insect petting zoo, displays and other activities. 6 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Entomology Graduate Student Association.

18 Tuesday
"G is for Groundhog." 10-11 a.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

19 Wednesday
Symposium: "The Advent of Revolutionary Pedagogy." Luis Miron and Antonia Darder, UI. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Auditorium, College of Law. Bureau of Educational Research.
Reception and Gallery Talk. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Light Court Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

23 Sunday
"Native Plants in the Garden." 2-4 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

exhibits
"UI Museum of Natural History"
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana.
Noon-8 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday;
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

"New Acquisitions 2000-2002"
Through March 23.
"The Beginning of Seeing: Tribal Art and the Pictographs of Adolph Gottlieb"
Featured Works. "Creativity in Print: Artistic Interactions Through the Work of Edward Weston"
"The Idea of Landscape in the Western Tradition: Works From the Permanent Collection"
Through April 13.
"Art and Conflict: The Image of War in 20th Century Art"
Through May 18.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday–Saturday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the museum is free; a donation of $3 is suggested.

"Inalterable Dreams: The People and Architecture of Chinese Folk Environments"
"Each/Other: Vanishing Point"
Through March 8.
I space, 230 S. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.


This calendar is excerpted from the Feb. 6 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.